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The Cambridge Companion to Schopenhauer

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Overview

Schopenhauer (1788-1860) is something of a maverick figure in the history of philosophy. He produced a unique theory of the world and human existence based on his notion of will. This collection analyzes the related but distinct components of will from the point of view of epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, aesthetics, ethics, and the philosophy of psychoanalysis. New readers will find this the most convenient and accessible guide to Schopenhauer currently available. Advanced students and specialists will find a conspectus of recent developments in the interpretation of Schopenhauer.
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Janaway philosophy, Burbeck College, U. of London presents essays written by himself and 11 other scholars that explore Schopenhauer's unique theory of the world and human existence based upon his notion of will. They analyze the related but distinct components of will from the point of view of epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, aesthetics, ethics, and the philosophy of psychoanalysis. Topics include his philosophy of death, his relationship to the philosophy of Kant, his use of ideas drawn from Buddhism and Hinduism, and his important influence on Nietzsche, Freud, and Wittgenstein. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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"Highly recommended for upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty and researchers." Choice

"Exposing the deep flaws as well as the merits of Schopenhauer's work, the text offers a valuable contribution to its understanding, while charitably passing over his renowned and unfortunate prejudices." The Review of Metaphysics

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521629249
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/2010
  • Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 494
  • Sales rank: 1,453,070
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Christopher Janaway; 1. Schopenhauer on the self Günter Zöller; 2. Schopenhauer and knowledge David Hamlyn; 3. The fourfold root Frank C. White; 4. Schopenhauer, Kant, and the methods of philosophy Paul Guyer; 5. Will and nature Christopher Janaway; 6. The influences of Eastern thought on Schopenhauer's Doctrine of the Thing in Itself Moira Nicholls; 7. Ideas and imagination: Schopenhauer on the proper foundation of art Cheryl Foster; 8. Schopenhauer's narrower sense of morality David E. Cartwright; 9. Schopenhauer on death Dale Jacquette; 10. Schopenhauer's pessimism Christopher Janaway; 11. Nietzsche, Schopenhauer and Dionysus Martha C. Nussbaum; 12. Schopenhauer, will, and the unconscious Sebastian Gardner; 13. Schopenhauer and Wittgenstein: representation as language and will Hans-Johann Glock.
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